Balance your Workload on High-Visible Projects

Career Advancement

She was striving to increase her visibility by taking on high-profile projects. She’d taken on two new projects that made up nearly half of her workload. You definitely don’t want to sacrifice your performance in your current job to your high-profile projects. Career Advancemen

5 Tragic Mistakes that Will Derail Your Action Learning Projects

Let's Grow Leaders

Done well, action learning projects, where groups work together to address real business problems, can provide an immediate ROI that more than pays for your training investment. The post 5 Tragic Mistakes that Will Derail Your Action Learning Projects appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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How to JumpStart Your Leadership Career

Lead Change Blog

A leadership career isn’t like a regular career. You don’t go to school for it; you can’t find many summer internships focused only on making you a better leader; and developing your leadership skills may not lead directly to a paycheck.

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Will this project manager make a good people manager?

Lead Change Blog

Sam’s team just delivered a complex project on-time, on-budget, and with impeccable quality. His company is eying him for promotion, because they want him to “rub off” on other project managers, whose results aren’t as stellar. In theory, a good project manager can become a good [.] Maybe he can teach them a trick or two? Author information Leigh Steere Co-founder, Managing People Better, LLC—a management research firm/think tank. Professional kettle-stirrer. Writer.

KidPower 2015 Earth Day Project – Coaching Kids to Lead

Lead Change Blog

Fifteen years ago, I reinvented myself and started a new career in faith-based social services. COI kids will be participating in this joint project with fourth graders at Hollywood Central Elementary School and the children at the Light of Future School #1 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Stop Procrastination Overcome the Career-Limiting Habit

Career Advancement

“Following-through is the only thing that separates dreamers from people that accomplish great things.” – Gene Hayden César had just accepted a promotion, and somehow he was always rushing when it came to finishing important projects. Causing you to rush on important projects.

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Is Leadership for You?

Lead Change Blog

You can learn a lot about leadership by observing good leaders and watching what they do. You can spend time thinking about how you would handle leadership issues. You can read books and blog posts and articles about leadership. Leadership Isn’t for Everyone. It’s more like a career change than it is like a job change. You’re looking at doing work you don’t like every day for the rest of your career. How to Determine if Leadership is for You.

Live-Webinar (free)—Fierce Listening: The Key to Leadership and Career Success

Management Excellence

Art of Managing Career Challenging Conversations Emerging Leaders First Time Manager Series Leadership Leadership Caffeine Leading Change Product Management Project Management Self-Development Think Differently Developing as a Listener Fierce Listening Listening and Leadership Listening Skills

Tips To Improve Your Business and Project Management Skills

Strategy Driven

Senior managers need to develop communication, motivational, and leadership skills to further the success of the company. If you want a corporate career as a business manager or a project manager, you are aware that meeting and exceeding goals and objectives are key to your success.

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Action Learning Projects

Let's Grow Leaders

Done well, action learning projects are one of the very best forms of leadership development. If you have no idea what an action learning project is, Wikipedia actually does a pretty good job of describing it. Lack of Project Sponsorship.

4 Must-Have Skills of the Well-Rounded Project Manager

Strategy Driven

In today’s business environment, project managers are now recognized for their critical role in keeping essential business functions running smoothly. As such, there’s been a corresponding boom in demand for workers with project management skills.

What Wickipedia Can’t Tell You About Action Learning Projects

Let's Grow Leaders

Done well, action learning projects are one of the very best forms of leadership development. If you have no idea what an action learning project is, Wickipedia actually does a pretty good job of describing it. Lack of Project Sponsorship.

How to Avoid the 5 Career Derailers

Leading Blog

W HY DO SOME careers stall while others flourish? The careers of one-half to two-thirds of managers and leaders will derail. “At At some point, over half of us will get fired or demoted—or our careers will flat-line, and we won’t reach our innate potential.

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Priceless Leadership Advice from a Mentor

Management Excellence

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Project Management Warning Flag 1 – Unfunded Activities

Strategy Driven

Managing a project to an on-time, on-budget completion has become increasingly difficult in the ‘do more with less’ reality of today’s business world. But what many project managers fail to realize is that their project is doomed from the start.

25 Career Options in Leadership Development

Great Leadership By Dan

Interested in a career in leadership development? Leadership Trainer or Training Manager : c onducting or managing leadership and management training programs. Leadership Author : w riting books about leadership. careers roles leadership development jobs

Why Do Good Projects Go Bad?

Strategy Driven

‘Why do good projects go bad?’ – This seems to be a question a lot of project managers end up asking themselves. This blog post presents some of the most common project management mistakes made by companies all over the world. Projects change all of the time.

Google's Project Oxygen

Coaching Tip

But the key question is: Will Project Oxygen help a grown-up Google get its start-up mojo back? What employees valued most were even-keeled bosses who made time for one-on-one meetings, who helped people puzzle through problems by asking questions, not dictating answers, and who took an interest in employees’ lives and careers. PROJECT OXYGEN started with some basic assumptions. Google clearly hopes to recapture some of the nimbleness and innovative spirit of its early years.

9 Career Lessons I Wish I’d Learned Sooner

Let's Grow Leaders

But, sadly, most of my career lessons I learned the hard way. Today I share my biggest career lessons- learned from years of angst and my fair share of stupidity. 9 Career Lessons I Wish I’d Learned Sooner. I’m sure many someones warned me and share their wisdom.

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Priceless Leadership Advice from a Mentor

Art Petty

The post Priceless Leadership Advice from a Mentor appeared first on Management Excellence by Art Petty. Interestingly, the most important advice I ever received from a mentor about leading and succeeding was all about strengthening my communication skills.

Scaling Leadership

Leading Blog

T HE INEVITABLE CONSEQUENCE of leading in an increasingly complex world is that we will have developmental gaps in our leadership. The solution is to scale our leadership. Leadership must learn to scale itself, but not any kind of leadership will do.

Best Leadership Advice From My Career

Eric Jacobson

Fortunately, most of my career I’ve worked in effective corporate cultures. Sometimes it was through company organized volunteer projects. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leaders Leadership

How to Propel Your Career in 10 Minutes

Great Leadership By Dan

But what about career management? There’s a well-publicized notion that professionals spend more time planning a vacation than planning for their careers. Here are nine simple strategies to actively manage your career in less than ten minutes a day: Stay active on LinkedIn.

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Thoughts on Project Leadership and Choices

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Thoughts on Project Leadership and Choices I love project management as a subject not only because it gets so much work done, but also because project management manifests how people operate.

April 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Paula Kiger of Big Green Pen shared Overcome social distance with empathy in leadership. Crisis Leadership. How you lead your team through this change will speak volumes about your leadership.”

15 Timeless Work Habits for Career Success

Great Leadership By Dan

I’ve learned these lessons through over 30 years of hard knocks, and have made a career out of helping others be successful. Don’t be one of those people, and you’ll have a long and satisfying career. In order to do that, look for “resume building” projects or challenges. Always look for projects where you can stretch and learn, bosses that you can learn from, opportunities to get feedback, and have a healthy appetite for new knowledge and best practices.

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First Look: Leadership Books for March 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in March 2020. Leading with Gratitude : Eight Leadership Practices for Extraordinary Business Results by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton. Build your leadership library with these specials on over 39 titles.

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The Magical Career Fairy Will Help You

Aspire-CS

Because you are doing such great work, she’ll soon tap you with her enchanted wand and sprinkle you with sparkly fairy dust and you’ll get that key project, significant promotion, raise, bonus or new career that you’ve been waiting for. I’m sorry to report, however, that the magical career fairy is a figment of your imagination. She doesn’t exist, and career rewards for your great work don’t just appear. I love the career fairy!

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Seth Godin on Project Leadership

QAspire

We live in a time when our career is not just a sum total of years we spent in the industry. Our career is about what projects we initiated/handled/led and what difference did the project deliver. Project is a new eco-system, a new playground where we play and thrive as professionals to deliver our best.

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Leaders: Know Your Direct Reports’ Career Experiences and Aspirations

Michael Lee Stallard

#42 Know Your Direct Reports’ Career Experiences/Aspirations – Ask your direct reports about their prior work experiences, and what they liked and didn’t like about those experiences. These actions may include job or project assignments, coaching or mentoring, or training.

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6 Big Career Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Future 

Lead from Within

There are, however, some mistakes that are so damaging they amount to career sabotage. Thinking your leadership skills will develop naturally with time. Everyone who leads others has to be constantly working on their leadership development. The Deception Trap of Leadership.

A Leadership Readership Story

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Workplace Issues At the beginning of the year, the Regional Director had asked me to stay behind at a meeting where I had been voicing my opinion about why a major learning project hadn’t delivered.

Best Career Advice For An Effective Corporate Culture

Eric Jacobson

Fortunately, most of my career I’ve worked in effective corporate cultures. Sometimes it was through company organized volunteer projects. Careers Corporate Culture Culture Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Workplace Culture

How to Not Screw Up Your Career– #WinningWell in Fast Company

Let's Grow Leaders

So you’re taking on new projects and delegating certain tasks to others. Being decisive and knowing how to say no are important leadership skills, but handled the wrong way, they can come off as excuses that can damage your career.

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November 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, motivation, productivity, and more. Jim Taggart of Changing Winds shared Leadership Mumbo Jumbo: Are You Communicating Clearly to Your Followers? Jim explains: “Don’t engage in leadership mumbo jumbo. Jon Mertz of Thin Difference shared Betterment – A New Leadership Calling.

45 Career Advice Experts Offer Career Success Secrets

Miles Anthony Smith

45 Career Advice Experts Share Their Blueprint for Career Success (Plus Leaderboard)​ Does your career seem to be a struggle at times? Recently, I wondered what other career advice experts would add to the conversation about what’s vital for career growth.

March Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the March Leadership Development Carnival! Rebecca Elvy of Rebecca Elvy provided The Critical Leadership Skill Most Leaders Don’t Have. Strong communication skills are paramount to successful leadership. Wally Bock of Three Star Leadership provided Take a Moment.

Robert Iger's 20 Leadership Lessons

Leading Blog

After sharing a bit of his background, he quickly delves into his career beginning at ABC, and the lessons he’s learned and the principles that have guided him that help “nurture the good and manage the bad.”. By fixating on a future job or project, you become impatient with where you are.

How well-defined are your organization’s prioritization criteria for investments and projects?

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Our reader poll today asks: How well-defined are your organization’s prioritization criteria for investments and projects? Career Leadership Poll Strategy

Why I Bailed on My STEM Career

Change Starts Here

Because I had high potential for an engineering career, and I left it. Today I saw an article that said that women leave STEM careers because they don’t see room for advancement. Ultimately, I left my STEM career because I found something else that I loved more.

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5 ideas for improving how you manage people

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Self Leadership Value Creation Workplace Issues As a manager, you are responsible for a wide range of activities. Recruiting. Establishing a positive work environment in your group. Setting expectations. Managing performance. Making decisions. Coaching. Dealing with poor or marginal performers. Each of these responsibilities requires a unique blend of Relating and Requiring skills.

Stop greasing these 3 squeaky wheels

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Leadership Development “A ‘squeaky wheel’ isn’t the highest priority project. In many organizations, it gets the grease, while projects with greatest potential to bring about business results get delayed or set aside.” This quote, from the book Everything’s A Project, is playing like a mantra in my thoughts. It’s the loudest or most noticed.

The Best Way To Grow Your Business & Career.

Rich Gee Group

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